It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to our second Brazilian coffee, Anacley!
The farm has belonged to the family since the early 30’s. Jose Clenio was a pioneer in the production of speciality coffee in the region, and he was awarded 2nd place in the 2001 BSCA competition, as well as other various prestigious prizes. Anacley (yes, that’s where the name comes from!) and Clevane inherited the farm in 2015 and continued to improve and build upon what Jose Clenio left them. Their focus is on constantly improving quality, sustainability of the processes and working conditions.
Anacley is also part of the “Association of Women Coffee Producers” and “AMECAFE”.
Coffee has been grown by the family for 4 generations, with the 5th one getting ready to take over.
Specialty coffee is a passion, tradition, and a part of their DNA.
This is our second Brazilian natural coffee. We decided to stay consistent with the type of processing as you all loved our Montecristo so much! (also a natural coffee of course!).
Cup-wise, this coffee is quite floral, with hints of chocolate, red grapes and Turkish Delight. Like our Montecristo, this coffee is extremely versatile, and works really well on any brew, and that’s why we decided to stay consistent with our medium roast too.
As they say, hard work pays off in dividends, so it’s not surprising that the farm placed first in the UFLA Golden Cup competition in 2017 and 2018, as well as receiving other awards from the region of Mantiqueira de Minas.
Also, this very coffee was one of the top 10 entries in a competition held by AMECAFÉ Mantiqueira (The Association of Coffee Women Entrepreneurs in Serra da Mantiqueira) in October 2020!
So, what are you waiting for? Order some, try it for yourself and let us know what you think!
- Fabio Ungaro